Elisabeth J. Woodhams, MD

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Elisabeth Woodhams
85 E. Concord St


Elisabeth Woodhams, MD, MSc is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Boston University School of Medicine. As an Assistant Professor at BUSM, she won the Medical Student Teaching Award and during her residency, also at BUSM, she won Best Overall Resident two years in a row. She is a current junior fellow at the Society of Family Planning. Her research interests are contraceptive education, family care, and health education.


  • University of Arizona College of Medicine, MD
  • University of Chicago, MSc
  • Trinity College, BS


  • Published on 2/12/2018

    Woodhams E, Sipsma H, Hill BJ, Gilliam M. Perceived responsibility for pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection prevention among young African American men: An exploratory focus group study. Sex Reprod Healthc. 2018 Jun; 16:86-91. PMID: 29804783.

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  • Published on 12/15/2017

    Brandi K, Woodhams E, White KO, Mehta PK. An exploration of perceived contraceptive coercion at the time of abortion. Contraception. 2018 Apr; 97(4):329-334. PMID: 29253582.

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  • Published on 1/5/2017

    Gilliam M, Woodhams E, Sipsma H, Hill B. Perceived Dual Method Responsibilities by Relationship Type Among African-American Male Adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Mar; 60(3):340-345. PMID: 28065521.

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  • Published on 1/4/2017

    Durante JC, Woodhams EJ. Patient Education About the Affordable Care Act Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Increases Interest in Using Long-Acting Reversible Contraception. Womens Health Issues. 2017 Mar - Apr; 27(2):152-157. PMID: 28063850.

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  • Published on 3/18/2016

    Woodhams EJ, Hill BJ, Fabiyi C, Gilliam M. Describing abortion attitudes among young, African American men. Contraception. 2016 Aug; 94(2):134-6. PMID: 27001001.

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  • Published on 6/18/2015

    Whitaker AK, Quinn MT, Martins SL, Tomlinson AN, Woodhams EJ, Gilliam M. Motivational interviewing to improve postabortion contraceptive uptake by young women: development and feasibility of a counseling intervention. Contraception. 2015 Oct; 92(4):323-9. PMID: 26093191.

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  • Published on 10/2/2012

    Woodhams EJ, Gilliam M. In the Clinic. Contraception. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Oct 2; 157(7):ITC4-1-ITC4-15; quiz ITC4-16. PMID: 23027331.

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